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From "Tim Burden" <...@Burden.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] HELP! PLEASE!
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2004 23:15:51 GMT
Try telnetting to the server on port 80 and issue a HEAD request for the
file. Let us see the output of that.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Corey Woodcox" <disguised.jedi@gmail.com>
To: "Emyr Tomos" <emyr.tomos@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] HELP! PLEASE!


> I didn't write the app, but I have the original source, no other
> document is being referenced.  If i load the HTML by bypassing apache
> altogether (file://C:/[path]) it works great, it all runs, and
> everything, which makes me think it's an apache problem.  I've read
> elsewhere on the web that it sometimes has to do with a MIME
> configuration problem, but i've checked and double checked, even
> written in a *.flash file type and tried that...no results from
> either.
>
> Thank you all for your responses!
>
> -- 
> The Disguised Jedi - Corey Woodcox
> disguised.jedi@gmail.com
>
> PHP rocks!
>
>
> On Thu, 4 Nov 2004 11:13:47 -0000, Emyr Tomos <emyr.tomos@bbc.co.uk>
wrote:
> > FYI
> > this is an accurate description of how Flash is often used, but it is
> > not something built into it; the more general scenario is this:
> > 1.EMBED tag instructs built-in client-side plug in to fetch  SWF file
> > with src attribute
> > 2.SWF code is loaded and runs
> > 3.SWF code can contain inside itself certain instructions for the flash
> > plugin to fetch further data and classes from remote sources; these
> > sources will be coded in the Flash app unless you use the javascript
> > interface to send it instructions, which it doesn't sound as if you're
> > doing.
> >
> > It's become a convention that a Flash app will first send a loading
> > screen + instruction to fetch further classes to improve uer perception,
> > .
> > Who wrote the Flash app? Do you have the source code? Where is it trying
> > to load the further classes and data from?
> > Is there maybe a path coded in the SWF which isn't under your docroot?
> > (Check error logs to see if you get a 404 for a .swf request)
> > Does it point to some other IP/Domain, in which case it won't appear in
> > your error logs.
> > Just speculation ...
> > em
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Corey Woodcox [mailto:disguised.jedi@gmail.com]
> > Sent: 03 November 2004 22:00
> > To: users@httpd.apache.org; vancel@winfreeacademy.com
> > Subject: Re: [users@httpd] HELP! PLEASE!
> >
> > Yes, this is the process as far as I know.  However, accessing my laptop
> > from a remote computer (with a different IP) doesn't work either.  I am
> > puzzled as to why this won't work, as it just doesn't make sense.
> >
> > --
> > The Disguised Jedi - Corey Woodcox
> > disguised.jedi@gmail.com
> >
> > PHP rocks!
> >
> > On Wed, 03 Nov 2004 15:24:46 -0600, Laura Vance
> > <vancel@winfreeacademy.com> wrote:
> > > Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't the "Loading" screen have to be
> > > loaded from the server to even run?  Or, a better way to ask the
> > > question is, doesn't the loader have to be transmitted from the server
> >
> > > before it can start loading its data?  This may not be making any
> > > sense, so I'll do a scenario.
> > >
> > > My understanding of flash is this:
> > >
> > > 1. browser contacts server to request file (in this case, flash
> > > application) 2. server sends flash app (loader) back to browser 3.
> > > flash app runs then connects back to the server to retrieve the data
> > > (fancy "loading" screen is displayed) 4. server replies by sending
> > > data that the flash loader requested. 5. flash animation plays and
> > > everyone is happy.
> > >
> > > It sounds like yours is breaking down somewhere in step 3.  If this is
> >
> > > true, then your problem is how your flash loader app connects to the
> > > server to retrieve the actual data/classes.
> > >
> > > Might there be a firewall on your laptop that is not on the server?
> > > Might the flash loader be trying to connect to an IP address and your
> > > laptop doesn't understand since it's on the same machine?
> > >
> > > If apache never served the loader to your browser, wouldn't it just
> > > show a blank space where the flash was supposed to go?
> > >
> > > Again, I've never programmed flash myself, but this is my
> > > understanding of the flash "handshake" to get an app loaded.
> > >
> > >
> > > Corey Woodcox wrote:
> > >
> > > >Same thing...just sits on the "Loading..." and Flash says "movie not
> > > >loaded".  Thank you for your quick responses!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Thanks,
> > > Laura Vance
> > > Systems Engineer
> > > Winfree Academy Charter Schools
> > > 6221 Riverside Dr. Suite 110
> > > Irving, Tx  75039
> > > Web: www.winfreeacademy.com
> > >
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